Security guard training in Colorado can be challenging, but extremely rewarding. In order to become an unarmed security guard in the state of Colorado, one must first have a license for his or her term of employment. The City Clerk’s office manages the application process.
- Being 18 years of age or older
- Being a resident of Colorado
- Being a United States citizen or registered alien
- Having a valid and up-to-date driver’s license or state ID card
- Possessing a valid social security card
- Providing a medical certificate (within 60 days of filing the security guard application) stating that you are physically able to perform the tasks of a security guard
- Only a physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant certified by the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners can administer this certificate
Should one plan to harbor a nightstick, mace or knife during duty, he or she must carry at all times proof of agreement to Regulation No. 7. Regulation No. 7 provides detalied regulations for the size of blades and nightsticks.
Additional requirements that could be of assistance include having a high school diploma or education of equal value or qualification, a driver’s license and the utilization of great communication skills.
Please visit Denver Business Licensing for more information.